Early Years Education Assistant (Mainstream) - Full Time


Moerlina School celebrates almost 50 years of progressive primary education in Perth’s Western suburbs. Classes are small, expectations are high, original thought is valued, persistence is rewarded, creative play is essential, the natural world is central, and learning is rich and meaningful at our unique school. 

The opportunity has arisen for an exceptional early years Education Assistant with primary years' learning experience and expertise in working with children of all abilities to join our school community to the end of the 2024 school year. The position is full time in a Pre-Primary/Year 1 multi-age classroom. 

This position will require the applicant to work closely with the classroom teacher to provide both support within the classroom setting and one-on-one focused learning sessions. The successful applicant will need to be pro-active in adapting learning outcomes and flexible to meet the needs of all students.

Moerlina School embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply.

If you have a passion for innovative pedagogy, are enthusiastic, adaptive and open to possibilities, we would love to hear from you. 

The successful applicant will commence as soon as possible. 


Key Responsibilities and Duties 

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to the educational philosophy and pedagogical approaches of the Moerlina School,

  • Ability to reflect on and adapt effective teaching activities to meet the needs, abilities, strengths and interests of children,

  • Knowledge of and the ability to implement a range of appropriate management strategies in order to provide a positive and effective learning environment,

  • Ability to communicate informally and formally using verbal and written communication, 

  • A commitment to personal growth and development, and 

  • Commitment to operate in a collaborative learning environment, based on reflective practice, shared strategies, planning and professional discussion.


Selection Criteria

  • Experience working with early years English and Math curriculum.

  • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities.

  • Excellent organisational skills that will assist in the delivery of effective educational programs to students.

  • Ability to maintain and develop professional and positive relations with all stakeholders.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with students, parents, and teaching professionals.

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a team.



  • Teacher Assistant Certificate III (minimum) or equivalent.

  • Current Working with Children Card (WWC).



  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • HR Driver’s License


Application & Selection Process

To be considered, your application must consist of: 

  • Covering letter of no more than 2 pages addressing the selection criteria,

  • Resume, including 2 current referees,

  • Copy of current Working with Children Card, and

  • Copy of qualifications.


Written applications are to be submitted on SEEK by 4:00pm Friday 8 December 2023. 

Upon receipt of your application the following process will apply. 

  • An email will be sent acknowledging your application.

  • Successful applicants will receive a phone call for an interview.

  • Unsuccessful applicants will receive correspondence via email.

At the conclusion of the interview process all interviewed applicants will be contacted via email.


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Closing Date
08 Dec 2023 16:00
Contact Person
Perette Minciullo
Moerlina School